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BNT teaching next generation about conservation
July 14, 2014
BNT teaching next generation about conservation

STUDENTS from the Family Islands and an American university have been learning about conservation and the environment in the Bahamas and internationally from presentations by David Knowles, the Bahamas National Trust Director of Parks...

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Abaco developer under attack: 'We have approvals'
October 22, 2013
Abaco developer under attack: 'We have approvals'

An Abaco developer hoping to build a boutique hotel and other amenities on Treasure Cay beach has defended himself from attacks from the Bahamas National Trust and local community leaders over concerns that damaging dredging activity is being done without appropriate approvals....

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Take your curb appeal to new heights
January 27, 2011
Take your curb appeal to new heights

The eagerly anticipated “Horticultural Society of the Bahamas" (HSB) Annual Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, February 5 this year.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bahamas National Trust's headquarters, The Retreat, Village Road opposite Queen’s College.

This year’s event includes participation from the Horticultural Society of Abaco. Plant Sale Chairpersons Sarah Lobosky and Cindy Wilde say that the Abaco Society plans to charter a plane to attend the popular event.

"We are used to people hiring trucks for the event, but hiring a plane is a bit unusual,"

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January 28, 2014
BNT helps promote water conservation

THE Bahamas National Trust and Royal Bank of Canada have teamed up to increase water conservation awareness in the Bahamas through RBC's Blue Water Project.

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January 14, 2011
A conversation with Pierre-Yves Cousteau

Freeport, Grand Bahama - I had the
pleasure of meeting Pierre-Yves Cousteau during his recent trip to The
Bahamas to promote and educate on shark conservation. He came to Grand
Bahama with a senior associate of the PEW Environment Group, and two
members of the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) based in Nassau.

He was visiting
the Bahamas to show his support for the BNT's campaign to strengthen the
protection of sharks in The Bahamas, and he gave a public talk at Trust's Rand Nature Center on January 10th.

We met for breakfast the morning he was to head back to Paris where he
lives and I had the pleasant opportunity to pick his brain...

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Bahamas Development Bank appoints first female managing director
September 30, 2013
Bahamas Development Bank appoints first female managing director

The Bahamas Development Bank has announced the appointment of Arinthia S. Komolafe as the bank's managing director and chief executive officer, effective September 16, 2013...

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February 22, 2013
Central Bank photographic exhibition, The Wonders of Nature

NASSAU,
BAHAMAS--Brilliant colours of dawn and twilight, vibrant green
foliage,vivid purple flora, dazzling blue Bahamian skies and flaming
pink flamingos are lining the walls of the Central Bank this month in
the photographic exhibition, "The Wonders of Nature".

The Bahamas
National Trust is hosting this exhibit of three talented photographers
to raise funds for the institution. Artists Melissa Maura, Patricia
Vasquez and BNT President Neil McKinney are donating the proceeds from
the sale of prints of their beautiful nature photography to the Trust.

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November 17, 2011
Annual Christmas Jollification - November 19-20

Nassau, Bahamas - Join the Bahamas National Trust for their Annual Christmas Jollification on  November 19-20!

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March 18, 2013
BNT Gets Support for Conchservation Programme

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) hosted the first ever Bahamas National Natural History Conference last week. The four-day event ended on Friday with research presentations on the queen conch and a round table discussion on conservation of our local conch supply.

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September 16, 2013
BNT: Bimini cruise terminal would be 'huge disservice'

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) undertook a "fact finding mission" to Bimini to investigate circumstances around a proposed cruise ship terminal believed to be on the drawing board for Resorts World Bimini - formerly Bimini Bay...

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